Alicia Keys campaigns for HIV education

April 15, 2013 • Entertainment

Grammy Award-winning singer Alicia Keys visits an HIV women’s support group at United Medical Center in Washington, Monday, April 15, 2013. Keys is working with the Kaiser Family Foundation for “Empowered,” a campaign launched last month to educate women about HIV/AIDS and provide grants to community based projects that will do that. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alicia Keys says she wants to spark a global conversation about HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.

The Grammy Award-winning singer met with women who are part of an HIV program at United Medical Center in the nation’s capital Monday to discuss their experiences with the virus, including the fear and stigma associated with the disease.

Keys, who has also traveled to Africa and India to Login to read more

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